1566 (22 April) Walter Gattchell marries Cysleye Jesse in Taunton, Somerset County, England

1577 (25 January) John Gatchill marries in Devon County

1588 John Gattchell marries in Taunton

1569 Margaret Gatchell of Angersleigh, Somerset County, marries John Bancom of Trull, Somerset County


1602 Humfrey Gatchell marries in Devon County

1607 John Gatchell marries Thomasine in Ashbrittle, Somerset County

1609 Thomas Gatchell marries Susan Peach in Pitminster, Somerset County

1611 John Gatchell/Getchell born to Thomas and Susan Gatchell, West Monkton, Somerset County

1612 Hugh Gattchell marries Alyce in Taunton

1612 (April) Thomas Gatchell christened at Angersleigh

1616 (1 December) Joanne Gatchell christened at Angersleigh (father apparently Thomas Gatchell)

1616 Samuel Gatchell/Getchell born to Thomas and Susan Gatchell, West Monkton

1636 John and Samuel Gatchell/Getchell arrive in Marblehead, Massachusetts on the ship Hopewell

1650 Samuel Gatchell/Getchell settles in Salisbury, Massachusetts, as a merchant


1714 Born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Jeremiah Gatchell moves to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1722 Elisha Gatchell of Chester County, Pennsylvania, son of Jeremiah, becomes a Quaker, as do his descendants

1736 Born in Essex, Massachusetts, Samuel Getchell III buys land in Berwick, (southern) Maine

1775 Captain Dennis Getchell serves as a guide through the Kennebec wilderness to General Benedict Arnold

1799 Jonathan Gatchell buys Waterford Flint Glass Manufactory, Waterford County, Ireland, from the Penrose brothers


1840 (about) Dennis Getchell III buys farm land in Limestone, (northern) Maine (near Grand Falls, New Brunswick)

1850 Born 1832 in Ireland, Frederick Gatchell arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and moves to Ontario

1852 Born 1800 in Marshfield, Maine, Washington Getchell files a claim near Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, the year the Federal government opened up areas west of the Mississippi to homesteading

1856 Born 1925 in Skowhegan, Maine, Warren Getchell moves to Minneapolis, Minnesota


1917 Battalion Medical Corps Captain JHC Gatchell MC, Royal Army Medical Corps, 11th Sussex, is killed in Germany on 23 September

1930 (about) Daniel W. Getchell leaves Limestone, Maine farm, moving to Lansing, Michigan, then Hartford, Connecticut

1942 Leslie E. Getchell joins the US Navy, leaving New England permanently (children living in southern California, Georgia/Florida seacoast border, and western Pennsylvania)